Lynne took a taxicab from her office to the airport. She had to pay
How much would she need to pay to go a distance of
miles? How much to travel miles?
If each mile costs
, miles would cost . plus the flat fee of .
How much would
miles cost? miles : $11
Her total cost was
. Represent the cost of her trip with an equation. How far did she travel? Show your work.
If we let a variable represent the miles traveled, we can create an expression to represent the cost for her transportation.
Since each mile costs
, this can be represented as .
Because she had to also pay a flat fee, this can be represented as a constant,
How many miles did she travel?